Selling alcohol beverages Friday and Saturday is a legal offence, which carries a maximum fine of Bt10,000 and/or up to six months in jail.
Friday is the Asarnha Bucha Day, which falls on the full-moon day of the eighth month in the Buddhist calendar. It is celebrated each year to commemorate the first sermon delivered by Lord Buddha a few thousands years ago.
Saturday is also an important day in Buddhism, the Buddhist Lent Day.
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